NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The countdown to the Tony Awards has begun.

The nominations for Broadway’s coveted prize were announced last week.

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CBS 2’s Dana Tyler interviewed several of the nominated actors, including Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love And Murder,” Lena Hall of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” Audra McDonald of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” and Idina Menzel of “If/Then.”

Watch the above video for excerpts from the interviews.

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